Scott Walker taught maths and ICT in secondary schools for 20 years before working as a school improvement advisor for an LA and then the DfE. He lead the national programme to mainstream the work of Excellence in Cities (one of the largest national school improvement projects based in inner cities) and then became one of the national advisers to the academies programme. He left the DfE for a while to work for a private school improvement company and specialised in the set-up of academies and free schools. He continues to work part-time for the DfE as an education adviser on the academies free school programme.
Regional Adviser - Lancashire and West Yorkshire; East Midlands and Humber